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Aerojet Rocketdyne Signs Contract to Develop Advanced Electric Propulsion System for NASA

Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), has signed a $67 million cost-plus fixed fee (plus performance incentive) contract with NASA to develop a high-power electric propulsion system that will enable key elements of NASA’s plans for exploration of cis-lunar space and Mars. Under the Advanced Electric Propulsion System (AEPS) contract, the […]

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Military equipment

Aerojet Rocketdyne Helps Power America’s Missile Defense Efforts with Delivery of 300th THAAD Booster Motor and DACS Unit

Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), recently delivered the 300th booster motor and Divert and Attitude Control System (DACS) for the Missile Defense Agency’s Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system. THAAD is a highly effective, land-based element of the Ballistic Missile Defense System that provides the critical capability needed to […]

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Aerospace

Aerojet Rocketdyne Successfully Tests Complex 3-D Printed Injector in World’s Most Reliable Upper Stage Rocket Engine

Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), marked another major milestone in its ongoing effort to incorporate additive manufacturing technology into its products by completing a series of successful hot-fire tests of its RL10 upper-stage rocket engine. The RL10 development engine, dubbed XR708, included a core main injector built using additive manufacturing […]

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Aerospace

Aerojet Rocketdyne, ULA Announce Public-Private Partnership With USAF to Develop RD-180 Replacement Engine

The U.S. Air Force selected Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), and United Launch Alliance (ULA) to share in a public-private partnership to develop jointly the AR1 engine – an American-made rocket propulsion system. The Air Force decision—coupled with a large internal investment in the AR1 engine—is a major step forward […]

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Military equipment

Aerojet Rocketdyne Awarded ICBM Demonstration and Validation Post Boost Contract

Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), was recently awarded a contract from Hill Air Force Base to complete trade studies and hardware demonstrations for the Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) Demonstration and Validation Post Boost Program. The objective of the ICBM Demonstration and Validation Post Boost Program is to develop technologies that […]

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Awarded Contract to Mature Development of a High-Powered Nested Hall Thruster System

Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), has been awarded a contract valued at more than $2.5 million from NASA’s Advanced Exploration Systems Division to develop and demonstrate a high-power electric propulsion system. Once fully developed, the technology will help reduce trip times and the cost of human spaceflight to cislunar space […]